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- Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2016) Volume 6, Issue 53

Clinicopathological Study of Nephrotic Syndrome in North Indian Patients

Nephrotic syndrome is commonest renal diseases in developing country. The nephrotic syndrome is a clinical syndrome complex characterized by a number of renal and extra renal features, the most prominent of which are proteinuria >3.5g/1.73m3/24 h (in practice >3.0-3.5 g/24 h), hyperlipidemia, lipiduria, and hyper coaguability. The present study was planned in North Indian Hospital. The total 20 patients referred to Out-Patient Department (OPD) and in-patient department (IPD). All the patients were subjected to renal biopsy. The Swelling of feet and puffiness of face is found in about 8 patients out of 20. Weakness, loss of appetite, and generalized bodyache is seen in 4 patients. Distension of abdomen and difficulty in breathing is observed in 3 patients. Pallor and dizziness is seen in 2 cases and Decreased urinary volume is observed in 3 patients. The most common primary glomerular diseases causing nephrotic syndrome in children and adults are minimal change diseases and membranous glomerulonephritis, respectively.

Author(s): Suneet K

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